The lives of healthy, active people can change in an instant – mere seconds – as a result of a brain emergency.
It took a bold vision that inspired many others to pave a new way of thinking about health care and philanthropy. Because of that vision and passion, a quarter of a century and $550M later, we are still making bold investments that are challenging the status quo, investing in innovators with incredible vision, and striving for world-class care.
Your support of Calgary’s four adult acute care hospitals, numerous community health centres and programs, and 12 long-term care facilities allows for a 360-degree investment in important health issues impacting our entire community.
When it comes to ensuring the best possible health outcomes for our community, doctors, nurses and first responders aren’t the only people who can change people’s lives. You have the power to transform health care and help make a significant difference for family, friends and neighbours.
When Yalda had her son, she knew something wasn’t right. Not only did she not feel that newborn bliss she’d read about – she was experiencing terrifying and violent intrusive thoughts that eventually brought her to the Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary.
Join Calgary Health Foundation, Oxford Properties, and EllisDon as we fundraise to develop rejuvenating outdoor courtyard spaces at each hospital and long-term care centres for our health care heroes to enjoy a temporary, quiet respite from the demands of caring for others.
80% of Albertans depend on our health system each year. You can be part of someone’s life-changing health care story – and it’s never been easier.